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An incomplete manuscript entitled 痘疹精要 | Toshin seiyo | The essentials of smallpox, including coloured illustrations of different symptoms of smallpox. An inscription on the title page of the second volume attributes the work to 神田玄泉 | Kanda, Gensen (c.1670-1746) with revisions and supplements by 榎本玄昌新 | Enomoto, Gensho, a doctor in Kiyomizu domain (modern Gifu Prefecture).



Physical description

Material: paper; 2冊 2巻 | 2 satsu (volumes) with 2 maki(sections); binding dimensions: height mm, width mm

Ownership note

An inscription at the end of the second volume indicates they belonged to the Ishibashi family, possibly in the early 19th century.


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